"From the Roman ruins in the Provence to the silk painters in Lyon, the rich history and culture of France await you."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, France Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
byNational Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
Verdun Principle of the vernier scale and its application to a micrometer and to inside and outside calipers; how to use and read vernier micrometers and vernier calipers. Topics: Verdun, Battle of (France : 1916), Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916, Travel
Traces the history of the Louvre as a fortress, palace, theater, and public museum of art, with flashbacks showing its connection with French history and culture. Describes and shows art treasures from each period of European history from the time of the Renaissance Topics: Paris (France). Louvre, Art
This WWII newsreel contains two segments. The first, "France Flies Again" shows the hand-off of P-40 Warhawk aircraft to the Free French Air Force (French: Forces Aériennes Françaises Libres, FAFL), the air arm of the Free French Forces during the Second World War. The second segment shows the war in the Aleutians, including the assault on Attu and Kiska. This material was shot by Hollywood director John Ford and incorporated into the longer length film "Report from the... Topics: Air Force, French Air Force, Free French Air Force, Battle Of Attu, Aleutian Islands Campaign,...
This episode of "The Big Picture", one of the "Army in Action" series, is entitled "The Tide Turns". It shows the military campaigns of 1944 in Europe and against Japan, with the United States and its Allies beginning to reverse the Fascist aggressors' progress on all fronts. The episode begins with images in Italy of the horrific mud that halted U.S. and British forces advancing towards Rome. Meanwhile, General Eisenhower plans the D-Day invasion of... Topics: Italian Campaign, World War II, The Big Picture, United States Army, Normandy Landings, D-Day,...
This episode of "The Big Picture", the U.S. Army's television show, is from the "Army in Action" series. Entitled "Flames on the Horizon", this episode portrays world events from 1939 to 1941, including the war in China, the early phases of WWII in Europe including the Fall of France, the U.S. mobilizing for war, and finally Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The Big Picture is an American documentary television program which aired on ABC-TV from 1951 to 1964.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, The Big Picture, Fall Of France, Invasion Of Poland, United States...
Undated promotional video for Abercrombie & Kent barge cruises of England and France. Topics: vhs, barge cruises, tourism, travel, England, France Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
The World at War 3 -- France Falls, May - June 1940 Summary Documents the fall of France to Germany in May and June of 1940 as a result of the speed, daring and logic of Hitler's armor and air power. States that the Maginot Line proved useless and the British./ia metadata theworldatwar3frael. Topics: The World at War 3 -- France Falls, May - June 1940, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Created by Air France in the 1950s, "Flight to Immortal Rome" was directed by the talented Andre de la Varre. The film features a flight to Rome on a Lockheed Constellation (seen at the 5:40 minute mark) and a tour of the ancient and modern city. Some of the sights include the Castle of St. Angelo, Roman Coliseum, Arch of Constantine, the Forum, St. Peter's, the Vatican, Capitoline Hill, the Pantheon, and much more. Air France (formally Société Air France, S.A.), stylised as... Topics: Air France, Rome, Italy, Travelogue, Lockheed Constalation, Rome Airport, Vatican City, The Pantheon
"...documentary examines pree-Christian, goddess-worshiping religions...offers insights into ancient cultures and the explores contemporary women's spirituality movement inspired by them...a tribute to goddess-worshipping peoples and their almost-forgotten values." Part one of a three part series -Part two, Burning Times, Part three Full Circle Topics: vhs, women's spirituality, archaeologist Marija Gombutas, art historian Merlin Stone, Jean Bolen,... Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
byNational Broadcasting Company; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
Combines live-action scenes with pictorial and sculptural masterpieces of the period to re-create the chaotic events in the last days of the old regime: the rebellion of the Third Estate, the storming of the Bastille, the transfer of power from Versailles to Paris, and the establishment of the constitutional monarchy in 1789 Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film .b>Summary Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Politics and government, Spanish language, History, France, France,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Shows scenes typifying Napoleon's rise to power, his governmental reforms in France, his conquests and the disintegration of the Grand Empire in a rising wave of European nationalism between 1796-1815 Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, Revolution (France :... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation